The French and South Korean presidents separately phoned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and condemned the attacks on vital Saudi oil facilities belonging to Aramco, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday September 18th.
France’s President Emmanuel Macron, during the phone call on Tuesday September 17th, stressed his country’s support for Saudi Arabia’s stability and security against acts of sabotage. Macron expressed appreciation for Saudi Arabia’s leadership, hailing the country’s keenness to promote stability in the Middle East.
The French president also expressed his country’s willingness to participate in the investigations to determine those behind the attacks, along with international experts, affirming the necessity for the world to show firmness towards the attackers.
In his conversation with the crown prince on Wednesday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in also condemned the attacks, calling for a firm response from the international community.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, during his conversation with the South Korean president, said that he considered the incident as a real test of international will in the face of acts of sabotage that threaten not only the Kingdom but also global security and stability.